S. Talath Rhúnen loc. “East Vale”
Conceptual Development: In Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s, this name was Ilk. Radhrost (LR/265), which was designated an Ilkorin name in the Etymologies (Ety/RAD, ROS²).
References ✧ S/124; SA/rómen, talath; SI/Talath Rhúnen; WJI/Talath Rhúnen
|talath||“flat lands, plain; flat surface, plane”||✧ SA/talath|
|rhúnen||“eastern”||✧ SA/rómen; SI/Talath Rhúnen|
Ilk. Radhrost loc. “East Vale”
Ilkorin precursor to S. Talath Rhúnen translated “East Vale” (LR/265). In the Etymologies, it was given as a combination of radhon “east” and rost “plain, wide land between mountains” (Ety/RAD, ROS²).
References ✧ Ety/RAD, ROS²; LR/265; LRI; WJI/Radhrost, Talath Rhúnen
|rost||“plain, wide land between mountains”||✧ Ety/ROS²|
|ᴹ√RAD||“back, return”||✧ Ety/ROS²|